By Shelley Grieshop
ST. HENRY - Andy Hemmelgarn carefully opens the fragile letter he sent his family more than 64 years ago.
"Dear Mom, Dad and all, How's everyone that way? Hope OK as I am," the first sentence reads.
It's a simple letter, one that could have been written by a young man away at college. But Hemmelgarn, 88, of St. Henry, wasn't a student back then. He was a U.S. Army soldier held prisoner by Adolph Hitler's troops during World War II. [More